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Pilot’s Flight Operating Instructions for Army Model B-29

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Detailed B-29 manual with many illustrations and images. August 20, 1943.

“This Handbook contains the basic information required for the correct operation of the Model B-29 airplane. It should be kept in mind by the operating
 personnel that this airplane is a relatively new development and contains many intricate mechanisms
 which are required for the accomplishment of missions for which it was designed.

Ask Me All Your Questions

It is realized that local conditions may in many 
respects determine the appropriate technique required, but care must be taken that the choice of 
technique does not violate basic rules for the operation 
of this airplane.

This Handbook contains only the information pertinent to the operation of the Model B-29 and does not
 cover the fundamentals of flying.”

Table of Contents


  1. Airplane
  2. Power Plant
  3. Controls
    • Location of Controls
    • Operation of Controls
  4. Night Flying Provisions

Operating Instructions

  1. Flight Restrictions
  2. Pilot’s and Copilot’s Check List
  3. Engineer’s Check List
  4. Bombardier’s Check List
  5. Navigator’s Check List
  6. Radio Operator’s Check List
  7. Gunner’s Check List

Emergency Operating Instructions

  1. Emergency Equipment
  2. Emergency Exits
  3. Emergency Operation of Landing Gear
  4. Emergency Bomb Release
  5. Emergency Power Transfer Switches
  6. Emergency Braking System
  7. Emergency Operation of Wing Flaps
  8. Emergency Control of Cabin Pressure
  9. Emergency Oxygen Valves
  10. Emergency Ignition Control
  11. Emergency Vacuum Shut-off Valve
  12. Abandonment Procedures

Operational Equipment

  1. Instruments
  2. Armament
  3. Oxygen System
  4. Hydraulic System
  5. Cabin Supercharging and Heating
  6. Electrical Equipment
  7. Communication Equipment
  8. Photographic Equipment
  9. De-icing Equipment
  10. Miscellaneous Equipment

Ground Operation

  1. Mooring
  2. Towing
  3. Jacking
  4. Leveling
  5. Walkways
  6. Ladders
  7. Protective Covering
  8. Servicing
  • Appendix I U.S.A.-British Glossary of Aeronautical Nomenclature
Appendix II Flight Operating Data
  • Appendix III Cold Weather Operation 

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